t (12 publications)

Theaters Report 22% Growth in Economic Census: 1987-1992

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Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 1998
11p.

A comparison of revenues for nonprofit and taxable theaters based on data from the Economic Censuses of 1992, 1987, and 1982. A distribution of revenue by source (private, public, etc.) is also provided for each type of theater.

Subjects:
Theater--Economic conditions--United States
Theater audiences--United States

Three NEA Monographs on Arts Participation : Research Division Note no. 101

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Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2011
24p.

Research Note #101 summarizes and reflects upon key findings from three Research Reports: #52, Arts Education in America: What the Declines Mean for Arts Participation; #53, Age and Arts Participation: A Case against Demographic Destiny; and #54, Beyond Attendance: A Multi-Modal Understanding of Arts Participation.

Subjects:
Arts audiences--United States--Statistics
Arts--United States--Citizen participation--Statistics
Arts education--United States

Three NEA monographs on arts participation : a research digest

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Authors:
Nichols, Bonnie
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2011
26p.
Subjects:
Arts audiences--United States
Arts surveys

Time and Money : Using Federal Data to Measure the Value of Performing Arts Activities. Research Division Note no. 102

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Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2011
32p.

Research Note #102 examines large datasets from multiple federal sources to report on three broad topics related: 1) the total number, staff, and budget size of performing arts organizations; 2) U.S. consumer spending on performing arts admissions and other cultural events; and 3) Americans’ daily time spent doing arts and cultural activities, including performing arts attendance. Measures of arts and cultural value that extend beyond mining federal databases are also reviewed.

Subjects:
Arts--Economic aspects--United States
Arts--United States--Citizen participation--Statistics
Arts--United States--Statistics

Time and money : using federal data to measure the value of performing arts activities

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Authors:
Nichols, Bonnie
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2011
34p.
Subjects:
Performing arts--United States

To read or not to read : a question of national consequence : executive summary


Contributors:
Iyengar, Sunil, 1973-
Ball, Don, 1964-
National Endowment for the Arts
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : National Endowment for the Arts, 2007
20 p. : ill. ; 28 cm

This executive summary report is a new and comprehensive analysis of reading patterns of children, teenagers, and adults in the United States. To Read or Not To Read assembled data on reading trends from more than 40 sources, including federal agencies, universities, foundations, and associations. The compendium expands the investigation of the NEA’s landmark 2004 report, Reading at Risk, and reveals recent declines in voluntary reading and test scores alike, exposing trends that have severe consequences for American society.

“Produced by the Office of Research & Analysis, National Endowment for the Arts, Sunil Iyengar, director; editorial and publication assistance by Don Ball.”

Subjects:
Books and reading--United States--Statistics
Literature--Appreciation--United States--Statistics
Reading comprehension--United States--Statistics

To Survey American Crafts: A Planning Study : Research Division Report no. 2

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Authors:
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 1977
26p.

An assessment of information about craft artists and their work prepared as an aid to planning of new research.

Subjects:
Handicraft--United States
Handicraft surveys--United States
Handicraft

Tobias Wolff’s Old school : teacher's guide


Authors:
Palma, Michael, 1945-
Contributors:
National Endowment for the Arts
Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.)
Arts Midwest (Organization : Minneapolis, Minn.)
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : National Endowment for the Arts, 2008
iv, 20 p. : ill., port. ; 28 cm.

“The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts designed to restore reading to the center of American culture. The NEA presents The Big Read in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and in cooperation with Arts Midwest”–P. 4 of cover.

Subjects:
Wolff, Tobias, 1945---Old school--Study and teaching

Toward civilization : overview from a report on arts education

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Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 1988
74p.

pt. 1. Overview — What is basic arts education? — Why is basic arts education important? — What is the problem? — The state of arts education today — Conclusion — Recommendations — pt. 2. Appendices — What our presidents have said about the arts — The congressional mandate — Source materials — Acknowledgements — National council on the arts — Members of the advisory committee — Excerpts from the National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities Act of 1965 — House Report 99-274

Subjects:
Arts--United States

Trends in Artist Occupations: 1970-1990 : Research Division Report no. 29

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Authors:
Ellis, Diane
Beresford, John C.
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 1994
32, 76 p.

A report which discusses information on various characteristics of the artist population and its position in the U.S. labor force. Data are presented in demographic contexts, as well as by artistic discipline. Based on data extracted from the 1970, 1980, and 1990 Censuses of the Population conducted by the U.S. Bureau of the Census.

Subjects:
Artists--Employment--United States
Artists--United States--Statistics
Arts, American--20th century--Statistics